• TRAVEL

    I’m Traveling. Why am I Having a Bad Time?

    Travel: it’s magical, life-changing, soul shifting, beautiful, fun, and freeing. At least that’s what it’s supposed to be, right? That’s how it looks from the outside. All highlight reel and no…

  • BLOGGING INSPIRATION SOCIAL MEDIA

    You Will Have Haters

    And they’ll be loud sometimes. For real. They’ll get inside your head and make you think you should just be quiet. I write personal development for adventurous people. I also write…

  • INSPIRATION

    Are You Paying Attention?

    I can think of a handful of people I have met in my life who I just knew were important. I met them and I felt something– like static shock from the…

  • INSPIRATION JOURNAL

    Love is Like That

    I know so many people who are heartbroken right now. What’s the deal?! It’s my friends texting me about the ache. It’s the emails from readers I’ve never met. It’s the…

  • JOURNAL

    Deep Thoughts from 2016

    When I started this blog two years ago, it was hard for me to imagine what it would become. I just set out to share– and as it turns out, that was…

  • INSPIRATION

    You Are Not for Everyone

    You are great. I mean it. I don’t care what your thing is, I believe that you are great at something. And you can be great at a lot of different things.…

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    GEAR REVIEWS OUTDOORS TRAVEL

    2016 Gift Guide

    I wanted to put together a list of stuff I use and love, not because it’s sponsored by anyone, but because I thought you’d like it. I describe my style as refined…